Jr Sourcing Associate Intern

Cadence Design Systems

4.4

(53)

San Jose, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Cadence Design Systems:

  • 4.4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 87% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Parental leave is available for both paternity and maternity
  • Flexible work options available
  • 88% of employees at Cadence say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.
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    Position summary

    e are about People. Partnership. Performance. We provide strategic value in Cadence's procurement process that includes spend visibility, sourcing, contract management, operations, and supplier management. Procurement proactively delivers a simplified and efficient solution that improves our customers' experience while ensuring compliance/risk mitigation and identifying cost savings opportunities.

    At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to impact the world of technology.

    Job Overview:

    This role will operate within the Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) Team under Sourcing and Contract Management and partner closely with key stakeholders to support projects, as necessary.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with Sourcing managers to meet company objectives as you produce, implement, and support sourcing strategies that ensure best value

    • Manage and prioritize the project stream, working with internal stakeholders to determine project definition and business requirements

    • Manage and monitor supplier performance using meaningful and objective KPI measurements and periodic business reviews

    • Verify and maintain accurate supplier data, including tax and bank information, quotations, and legal agreements

    • Reconcile outstanding invoices and resolve discrepancies through proactive customer/stakeholder engagement

    • Assist competitive bidding using a multi-step sourcing process and utilization of RFx.

    • Support Procurement / Contracts Projects as required.

    Job Qualifications:

    • An interest in Procurement and Supplier Chain activities working within a team with a focus on building knowledge and experience in a global technology company

    • Customer-focused mindset

    • Critical thinking and problem solving

    • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities

    • Conflict resolution experience

    • Adaptability

    • Thrive and create a collaborative work environment

    • Detail oriented and well organized

    • Good verbal and written communication skills (with team, stakeholders, and management)

    Education and Experience:

    • Currently enrolled in a BS/MS in Procurement/Business Administration or equivalent

    • General understanding of procurement, supplier chain, and supplier management

    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • Experience with eProcurement technologies a plus (i.e., Coupa, Ariba, Oracle)

    • Facilitation skills to collaborate with stakeholders and within Global Strategic Sourcing

    • Good teamwork and influencing skills

    • Can commit to at least a 12-week internship

    • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California, for the duration of the internship

    Additional Information:

    Cadence is committed to equal employment opportunity and employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. We strive to attract a qualified and diverse candidate pool and encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    We're doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can't.

    Why you should apply for a job to Cadence Design Systems:

  • 4.4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 87% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Parental leave is available for both paternity and maternity
  • Flexible work options available
  • 88% of employees at Cadence say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.